Monthly Archives: October 2015

Table for One: Mastering the art of eating out alone

“Are you waiting for someone, miss?” The question from the bartender is simple enough. He sees a young women sitting at the bar on a Monday night, obviously at ease and not rushing to grab the menu at first chance pretending to be fully occupied by its contents. In his mind she must be waiting for someone […]

Spontaneity is the spice of life

For those of you who may not know me all that well, I enjoy making decisions in the moment. It took me all of 5 minutes to decide to go to graduate school in London instead of law school in California. An innocent lunch with my Mom and her friend when I was 23 years old […]

My Best Friend is Getting Married

One week from today one of my dearest friends will be joined together with her love for a lasting partnership that has long been in the making. To say I am filled with joy for her would be an understatement. We met about eight years ago while at grad school – just two American girls […]

In case you missed it, California just took a giant leap forward in voter registration

Voting is one of the most basic and strongest forms of self-expression available to every man and women in this day and age. It allows people to lend their voice to a cause, social movement or the election of their country’s next leader. It is a right that has been fought for and bled over, peacefully protested […]

Anyone feel like going on a run?

It has been a whirlwind six months since moving back to SoCal. I’ve reconnected with old friends and made a few new ones. I’ve been on a never ending dating carousel that seems to offer up everything from the artistic wanderer to the can’t-live-without-my-suit businessman. And don’t get me started on the surfers. I could […]

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